Internship in Advertising

All through summer I had the pleasure of an Advertising and Brand Management Internship for New York City-based U.S. Consumer Advertising. I functioned directly under two advertising executives, concentrating on brand advertising and marketing and media strategies. I immediately received several responsibilities, such as supporting the company management and optimization of media deals, recommendation of media proportion and looking into up and coming media.

My recommendations to anybody who is looking for an advertising internship is to stay as flexible as possible. Make sure to get as many distinctive skills as you can through your learning process and don’t be afraid to apply them. Internships at leading advertising agencies are hard to get and the level of competition is solid, but it was absolutely worth the battle.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week

The Global Entrepreneurship Week is the biggest promotional event in the world to stimulate entrepreneurship. Every year, the Global Entrepreneur Week plays a significant role in encouraging the upcoming generation of entrepreneurs to think of establishing their own business enterprise.

This event is the world’s most significant social gathering of the innovator leaders and job builders who roll-out start-ups that are responsible for the transformation of creative ideas to real life situations, that generate economic expansion and increase human well being. Every year, in November, for one week the Global Entrepreneurship Week encourages people all over the world via regional, national and worldwide events developed to enable them to check out their prospective as self-employed starters and innovators.

These events, from big contests and happenings to small-scale networking meetings, connect contributors to possible collaborators and mentors. They may even get in touch with investors and be introduced to new options and fascinating opportunities. Millions of people who never thought of establishing their own businesses, take in suggestions and encouragement from people such as Richard Branson, Michael Dell and Muhammad Yunus.

Countless completely new start-ups are established through bootcamps, for example Start-up Weekend, and contests like Start-up Open. Many universities set up and improve relationships that enable them to commercialize groundwork from their labs. Scientists, researchers and policymakers participate in dialogues all over the world to evaluate the underlying procedures required to stimulate entrepreneurial expansion.

Advertising Week in New York City

The Advertising Week Conference in New York City is an annual event. There were more than two hundred scheduled events throughout the week at over a dozen locations, all day and all night. There really was something for everyone to experience. When visitors were not at the conference, of course New York City had plenty of other thing to enjoy. Both aspiring and seasoned marketers absolutely should come to this Advertising Event to discover everything about the lifestyle in NYC.

Mind you, you really need to be prepared for the NYC lifestyle, though. Here is some advice:

  • Be aware – Just like in any other big city, you ought to be constantly aware of what’s going on around you.
  • Try to leave early – If  you can, leave early for the scheduled event you want to attend. You never know if something might happen that can slow you down.
  • Be polite – Although sometimes difficult in NYC, and not always possible, try to behave in a polite way when you walk through the city. There is a good chance that this will rub off on other people.

The Largest Donation

In September 2010, Fordham University received the largest donation in the school’s history. Mario Gabelli (class of 1965) in a very generous way provided this donation, and in appreciation, Fordham University’s College of Business Administration was renamed the Gabelli School of Business.

Mario Gabelli was born in The Bronx as the son of Italian immigrants. He first went to Fordham Preparatory School, and he was reported saying that, when he was young, he read market reports just for fun and Marion purchased his first stock at the age of only 13 years old.

Marion Gabelli received a scholarship and graduated “Summa Cum Laude” from Fordham University, and he later in his academic education received his MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree from Columbia Business School. Mario Joseph Gabelli was born June 19, 1942. He is an American stock investor, investments adviser, and financial analytic expert.

Mario Gabelli visits Fordham University regularly, and on those occasions, he frequently speaks to students so they can learn from Mr. Gabelli’s personal experiences.